Party Plan: Lovely Lunches

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Social etiquette changes with time, and the formality of rules most especially. Read these rules for social lovely lunches from 20 years ago and see the changes that we have seen come about.... READ MORE

Recipe: Firecracker Hot Dogs

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Hot dogs are an all-American summer treat, especially for Independence Day cookouts and barbeques. Here is a special way to fix your hot dogs–skewer them, wrap them with bread dough and top them... READ MORE

Tablescape: Fourth of July Tablesetting

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Independence Day decorations are among my favorites, because I am a fanatic for red, white and blue and of course, stars. My favorite colors and icon. So it’s not hard to imagine why... READ MORE

Party Plan: July 4 Party Games

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What are you doing at your Independence Day celebration? Before or after the meal is served, what will you do? Just visiting with your family and friends may be all you need to... READ MORE

Resource: Gather at Home

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With lots of time these days to browse special books, this is the perfect time to check out Gather at Home: Over 100 Simple Recipes, DIYs, and Inspiration for a Year of Occasions... READ MORE

Tablescape: Flag Day Fun Tablesetting

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Because I love patriotic colors and decorations. I love to celebrate Flag Day on June 14 to honor our national symbol. This year because some many more families are eating dinner together during... READ MORE